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Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Going Off-the-Beaten-Path in Montana on the Big Sheep Back Country Byway

Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Are you looking for a scenic drive to experience Montana’s empty spaces and big skies? Alan and I recommend adding the Big Sheep Back Country Byway to your Montana road trip itinerary. Located in the far southwestern corner of Montana near the Idaho border, this 50-mile scenic dirt road, administered by the Bureau of Land Management, […]

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Sunset on Mt Burdell

Forest Bathing in California

Sunset on Mt Burdell

We’ve often talked about the importance of staying healthy on the road by eating right and maintaining some sort of exercise routine. Today’s guest contributor, Jacqueline Louie, is taking it one step further by telling us how a visit to California’s beautiful parks can offer a peaceful experience that’s just as beneficial to our mental […]

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Barn Anew in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska

Traveling on a Western-Midwestern Bed and Breakfast Road Trip

Barn Anew in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska

I often advise our boomer readers to be flexible about travel. Recently, Alan and I have had to apply that advice to our own travel plans. We originally planned a spring road trip from Montana all the way across the U.S. to explore the Outer Banks, Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountain National Park […]

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Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers

Coloring Glacier National Park

Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers

When it comes to unforgettable scenery, Glacier National Park ranks at the top of our list. Alan and I are lucky to live about three hours away from this gorgeous park, which means plenty of opportunities to photograph and explore Glacier’s beauty. What’s the next best thing to being there? Creating your own scenery in Coloring […]

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Hiking advice for the baby boomer

Seven Off-the-Beaten-Path National Parks to Avoid the Crowds

Hiking advice for the baby boomer

You already know our advice for avoiding crowded national park travel: don’t go during tourist season, which usually means summer. But sometimes you can’t avoid prime time. Maybe you’re traveling with the grandkids on a multigenerational summer vacation or, for whatever reason, it’s your time to travel. If you have no other choice except traveling […]

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Discover butterflies and more on a day in Key West.

If You Only Have One Day in Key West

Discover butterflies and more on a day in Key West.

If your Florida travel plans include “spend a day in Key West,” I might as well warn you—that’s not enough time. With a vibrant waterfront playing host to a killer sunset, colorful historic homes to explore along tree-shaded side streets, and an energetic vibe emanating from local restaurants and bars, you’ll be crying in your […]

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